Not All Foods Are Created Equal

Previous article in series – Dogs and Diet. What is Kibble? The ingredients that make up kibble today include preservatives to give it a long shelf life, dyes to make it look pretty – to us, not the dogs – and “animal digest,” a boiled broth made from unspecified components of undetermined animals, which can… Read More

Pet Food Industry and Nutrition: A Necessary Review For Veterinarians by M.E. Smart , J.A. Mills and C. Haggart Published on V.I.N 2007 updated 2011

This paper reviews the current status of the pet food industry from a veterinarian’s perspective. Summaries of market features, regulation and non-regulation are presented. In addition to a review of the industry, we also discuss the value of information currently provided to veterinarians and their clients, and some of its consequences. Used with Permission by… Read More